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U.S. County Says It’s Illegal To Work On Your Own Car In Your Own Garage

U.S. County Says It’s Illegal To Work On Your Own Car In Your Own Garage

There’s an interesting discussion happening over at the Grassroots Motorsports forum right now, and presumably at many other places off-line. It’s about laws in the U.S. county of Sacramento stating, essentially, that almost any auto repair you do on your property is illegal. Of course, this is deeply troubling to…

How Google Glass Will Save Car Enthusiasts From Extinction

How Google Glass Will Save Car Enthusiasts From Extinction

“Computers are killing the automotive hobby!” Car geeks say this with defeatist disdain; tech nerds utter it with futurist superiority. They’re both wrong. Virtual reality and wearable tech could very well save hobbyist mechanics from becoming the 21st century’s horseshoe installers. Here’s how.